Pro Tips to Fix Bluetooth Issues on Your iPhone
Bluetooth problems have existed on iOS since ages. So, we weren’t surprised to know that a number of iOS users took to several forums to complain about Bluetooth issues. While some iPhone users have stated that their device is unable to connect to Bluetooth accessories, others have reported that their device often gets disconnected. Whatever might be your problem, we have come up with some pro tips to fix Bluetooth issues on your iPhone.
More often than not, a Bluetooth issue occurs due to poor connection or sometimes even due to Software related issues. In some rare cases, some OS bug might be the reason behind your Bluetooth blues. For resolving the Bluetooth issues in iPhone 11 or 12, we have to try a variety of fixes, considering the nature of the problem. That all being said, let’s get on with the possible solutions!
Force Restart Your iPhone
Knowing how reliable hard reset is, this is the first solution that we would recommend you to try out. What makes it so handy is the ability to get rid of random software glitches that often tend to sneak in.
To force restart your iPhone 8 or later: Press and quickly release the volume up button. Then, press and quickly release the volume down button. After that, press and hold the side button until you see the Apple logo on the screen.
To force restart your iPhone 7 and 7 Plus: Press and hold the side button and volume down button at once.
To force restart your iPhone 6 or earlier: Press and hold the Home and side buttons simultaneously.
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Remove the Bluetooth Accessory and Pair it again
Another solution that we would recommend you to try is to remove the connected accessory and reconnect your device to it. This establishes a fresh connection between the 2 devices so any connection related issues you might be facing are often resolved.
To get it done, navigate to the Settings app and tap on Bluetooth. Next, tap on the little “i” button to the right of the accessory’s name and then tap on Forget this Device. After forgetting, the device will be visible under Available Devices, simply click and connect to it and then see if your issue is fixed or not.
Reset Bluetooth Accessory
If the first two solutions have not yielded the desired result, try resetting the Bluetooth accessory. Just like any other device, Bluetooth devices also tend to run into occasional issues. Hence, resetting can troubleshoot the problem. Be sure to check out the user manual if you need help as the process varies based on devices. Most 3rd party accessories like speakers have a small reset button you can press. Do note that resetting with disconnect it from all other devices as well and you will have to pair it with all devices once again.
Reset Network Setting
If you are still struggling to fix Bluetooth issues on your iPhone, the best thing to do is reset the network settings. It has a knack for resolving both wireless and Bluetooth issues by removing miscellaneous glitches.
Navigate to the Settings app on your iPhone and choose General. After that, scroll down and choose Reset. Next, tap on Reset Network Settings and confirm.
Do note, you will have to reconnect with all wireless and Bluetooth devices again after resetting network settings.
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If Bluetooth issues aren’t yet sorted on your iPhone, go for the software update. Apple often releases software updates with a ton of performance enhancements and bug fixes. So, many a time, you can resolve an issue just by updating your device to the latest iOS version.
Head over to the Settings app on your iPhone and then select General. After that, tap on the Software Update option. Then, download and install the latest version of iOS on your device.
Contact a Trusted iPhone Repair Centre If Nothing Works
From what we can tell based on our several years of hands-on experience is that, iOS Bluetooth issues mostly get fixed after a hard reset or software update. Resetting the accessory to factory settings also tends to troubleshoot the Bluetooth issues. So, hopefully your problem should have been fixed by following one of the steps we have explained above.
However, we can’t rule out the possibility that adamant Bluetooth issues might not get fixed by the above mentioned solutions. There is also a possibility of the issue being with some faulty hardware component, which cannot be fixed by any of the above steps. If that’s what you have run into, we are here to repair your iPhone.
Backed by a solid team of supertechies and several years of expertise, we are fully equipped to fix both complex hardware related issues and software glitches. So, contact Rapid Repair at the earliest to resolve the Bluetooth problems on your iPhone.
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